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  • Parenting

    It’s Always Something

    I feel like I was initiated into a special club last night: C woke up vomiting. (It was actually rather bizarre as Annabel came into our room at around midnight and didn’t say much,…

    October 2, 2019
  • Parenting

    Family Travel (or lack thereof)

    We are going nowhere for winter break this year. I know, I know — kids are not supposed to get in the way of traveling. I’m supposed to be excited about piling everyone onto…

    September 24, 2019
  • Parenting

    KIDS: Behavior, Activities, Minecraft & More

    First of all, G I A N T disclaimer: My kids are imperfect. (Sometimes VERY imperfect.) We have plenty of our own behavior struggles and I think I have kids bordering on the feistier/more…

    September 10, 2019
  • Parenting Weekend

    weekly workouts & meal plan

    I don’t like to get up super early (as in 5 am, before the kids) on weekends — I’ll do it out of absolute necessity sometimes, like if Josh is on call and I…

    September 8, 2019
  • life Parenting

    still here!

    I feel behind, having been swallowed up into a vortex of kids’ activities, work deadlines, student homework planners, and the like. A & C took a break from most organized activities last spring, having…

    August 27, 2019
  • Parenting

    Kid Things

    Life just feels really full right now. Primarily in good ways. I have had a lot of dedicated GME time recently (the full 0.5FTE) and feel like I am slowly growing into the role,…

    August 20, 2019
  • life Parenting

    Routines & a back-to-school idea . . .

    I spend a lot of time thinking about routines.  Definitely more than normal people.  I am also obsessed with others’ routines.Routines don’t make up the entirety of our lives, but they certainly comprise a…

    August 6, 2019
  • Parenting

    5 on a Friday

    1- Our nanny has been out 8 days (and she had a week of vacation just prior to all that!). Her friend has been subbing and it has been fine, but not the same.…

    August 2, 2019